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turlough

(ˈtɜːlɒx)
n
(Physical Geography) a seasonal lake or pond: a low-lying area on limestone, esp in Ireland, that becomes flooded in wet weather by the upsurge of underlying ground water
[C17: from Irish tur dry + lough]
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Relegated from Division Three, manager Turlough O'Brien, coach Steven Poacher and key midfielder Brendan Murphy are all suspended.
Turlough O'Brien's side will rue a slow start into a strong wind, trailing by five points before they got on the scoresheet via Darragh Foley in the 17th minute.
e highlight of the evening was an 18th Century piece written by blind, itinerant harper Turlough O'Carolan to celebrate the birth of a new baby in Co.
The Doctor and his companions Tegan (Janet Fielding) and Turlough (Mark Strickson) are caught in the grip of strange forces, compelling them to land on the planet of Frontios, where the last survivors of the human race struggle to rebuild mankind.
MEET Scotland's real-life Kes - 12-year-old falconer Malachy Wright - with his favourite bird Turlough.
"There's even a disappearing lake - the only turlough in mainland Britain."
The winner of the Satellite Quiz is Turlough Booth, Harrow.
And Keenan has revisited the dark days of his captivity in his new book Turlough, a fictional biography of the blind 18th century harpist and composer Turlough O'Carolan.
SCOTS delegate Turlough McDaid hijacked the conference schedule yesterday claiming ordinary members were being gagged.
Music, Turlough O'Carolan; set, Sarah Baptist; costume, Cassandra Carpenter; lighting, Dennis Parichy; sound, Peter Flint Jr.; production stage manager, Tom Helmer.
CARLOW boss Turlough O'Brien is said to be "very disappointed" with the 20-week ban that will prevent him from being on the sideline for the Leinster opener against Meath on Saturday week.
turlough mc vvA talented, tough, consistent mare who produced year after year.